You have joined us at the web pages for the Hutt Valley Branch of the New Zealand Society of Genealogists. This site provides information for our branch members and also for anyone interested in researching their family history in the Hutt Valley area.
Our Branch generally meets twice a month at the Petone Public Library meeting room, 7-11 Britannia Street, Petone. Visitors are most welcome.
Want to know more?
We hope these pages will provide you with some additional sources to further your family history research, including the resources the Branch holds for members' use in its library at the Heritage Centre, Petone Public Library. We have also included some links that you might find helpful.
Click this link to contact us, or come along to one of our meetings. We would love to share our interest with you.
HUTT VALLEY BRANCH MEETINGS
Thursday 14 August, 7.30pm
The 1914 Benge and Pratt's fire in Upper Hutt - Reid Perkins
Upper Hutt archivist Reid Perkins will talk about the fatal fire at Benge & Pratt's general store 100 years ago. This was the biggest disaster in Upper Hutt's history in terms of lives lost, and led to the formation of the Upper Hutt Volunteer Fire Brigade.
Morning Meeting, Thurs 21 August
Visit to Defence Force Archives, Trentham.
For more details and/or to register your interest, please contact our Club Secretary: email@example.com.